Clyde & Co Riyadh helps clients to grow and operate in Saudi Arabia

Clyde & Co is the only fully-integrated international law firm operating in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

In line with Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030, our Riyadh team advises businesses on their growth strategies including market entry, restructuring, acquisitions, nationalisation issues, distribution and franchising arrangements, financing, IP and real estate. We also have an excellent track record in managing large and complex disputes, particularly related to the Kingdom's construction projects.






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Year of establishment

At the core of our Riyadh office is Managing Partner Abdulaziz Al-Bosaily, previously general counsel of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), who has been an integral part of the growing 25+ strong practice of corporate, disputes and finance lawyers since 2009.

Our lawyers are based full time in Riyadh and include dedicated construction, insurance, IP, finance, marine, and employment specialists. This allows the team to bring a genuine understanding of the country's dynamic market and offer clients the ideal blend of internationally-trained, local experts.

Clyde & Co has the largest presence and is one of the most experienced international law firms in the Middle East, with over 40 partners and 300 staff. Our Riyadh office complements a regional footprint that includes offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the UAE, and Doha in Qatar, providing a full-service commercial offering of local lawyers across most business sectors and practice areas.


The ‘high-quality’ corporate team at Clyde & Co recently advised Aldara Medical Corporation on the structuring and financing of a SAR1bn hospital development in Riyadh.

Legal 500 2018

Clients praise this "very thorough" team, highlighting "the depth of their experience in the region."

Chambers Global 2018


Law Firm of the Year

LexisNexis Middle East Legal Awards 2024

International Law Firm of the Year

LexisNexis Women in Law Awards 2024

Middle East Law Firm of the Year Dispute Resolution

Chambers Middle East Awards 2024

Saudi Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year

Chambers Middle East Awards 2024

Shipping and Transport Firm of the Year

The Legal 500 (Legalease) Middle East and North Africa Awards 2024

Law Firm of the Year

MENA IR Awards 2024

Employment Team of the Year

The Oath Middle East Legal Awards 2023

Law Firm of the Year

Middle East Insurance Industry Award 2022

Insurance Team of the Year

The Oath Middle East Legal Awards 2022